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, baseball bats and golf clubs on to planes was set to go into effect thursday but the tsa has put that policy on hold. tsa has been under pressure from lawmakers and flight attendants who want the ban to stay in place permanently. >>> president obama will attend a memorial service on thursday for those killed in last week's devastating explosion in west, texas. 14 people were killed, 200 injured when a fertilizer plant exploded devastating this town. the president is already scheduled to be in texas for the opening of the george w. presidential library. he will do that ceremony, then go to baylor university in waco for the memorial service. >>> communities along the mississippi river are bracing for more storms that could make a bad flooding situation even worse. the governor of illinois is asking for fema help in addressing the damage already done by floodwaters. high waters expected in missouri. flood warnings issued for kentucky and tennessee. >>> in hawaii democratic congresswoman kol clean hanabusa is planning to challenge brian schatz. inouye urged the governor to appoint ha
, if you will, of the airport, with the customs and border protection, tsa, they got the coast guard right in boston harbor. but yes -- and all those private video cameras that are up there which will help apprehend the wrong doer here. i think one thing that's going to happen -- it's very difficult, we're not going to stop holding marathons in this country but there's going to be more security an more control at some of the points where people mass at an event like a marathon. >> it would seem as if we have an intelligence apparatus, a security apparatus that's really good at identifying and going after international terrorists cells around the world. but what is the line between trying to protect americans from the lone wolf and the longer we don't know something, it seems as if i've talked to security officials who are now just assuming that the longer we don't know, the more likely this is a lone wolf. whether domestic or international motivated, but the lone wolf type of scenario. can you secure for that and is that going down a rabbit hole where you can nyou can never se it? >> well,
to a minimum. >> many americans have grown tired of war, tsa checkpoints and heavy security at sporting events. former national director of counterterrorism says the threat remains very real. >> if this turns out to be either domestic or international terrorism it will remind people of the difficulty of the tasks that we have been working against over the past ten years. >> reporter: experts say that while we can certainly prevent and address more security issues than we did before 9/11, trying to protect a soft target like a marathon is just increasingly difficult and they point out that a terrorist only has to find the weakest, softest point and attack there. of course that's where we're all most vulnerable. guys, back to you. >> i would say it is almost impossible to protect completely. but tom, talk about, if you could, what we can expect now from the likely places where they will step up security. the tsa, at the airports, at train stations, and public events that you say are still on schedule. what can we expect? >> homeland security has been pretty tight-lipped but we can tell you anecd
. >>> the los angeles times, the tsa has delayed a plan allowing passengers to carry small pocket knives on to planes in a letter to employees yesterday, tsa chief john pistole said he planned to temporarily maintain a ban on knives after meeting with a security panel. >> that's good. >> the policy change was scheduled to take effect on thursday. >> willie, looks like those bayonets we were hoping to bring back -- >> that's a good call. >> we're going to have to ship them fedex. >> you check those, that's all. >>> usa today, the sequester cutbacks may be visible now to the public. hundreds of flight delays yesterday at new york's three major airports caused by a combination of high winds and short staffing due to last month's automatic budget cuts. that led to delays of more than 90 minutes for arriving flights, about 1,500 controllers or 10% of the air traffic controller workforce were required to take an unpaid day off on monday. >>> the "new york times," yesterday new york city officials revealed a proposal to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. the new law would not pro
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